Joe Hope

Senior Costs Draftsman

+44 (0) 20 3633 7315

​Joe Hope is a legal cost specialist with more than ten years’ experience.

Joe began his costs career with Lyons Davidson Solicitors, where he was responsible for the training and supervision of junior costs draftsmen. He gained experience in various costs teams (both in-house and external). He also worked as a Senior Costs Draftsman at one of the UK’s largest law firms, drafting and negotiating costs in high value and complex civil litigation.

Joe has worked on many large and complex claims for legal costs, including:

• A large multi-million pound litigation claim involving a Jersey law trust.

• A large multi-million pound commercial claim with international elements.

• A large high profile Court of Protection claim.

Joe also represents clients at CCMCs and has extensive experience with the new (Jackson) electronic bills of costs. Joe works in the following areas: commercial, property litigation, clinical negligence, personal injury, Court of Protection.